Each year during WKU’s May term, Dr. Josh Durkee assembles a group of eight...
The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children announced Thursday (May 16) that Dr. Julia Link Roberts was re-elected as one of seven members of the Executive Committee. Dr. Roberts is the Mahurin Professor of Gifted Education at WKU and Executive Director of The Center for Gifted Studies and the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of […]
The Lady Topper softball team will make history later today. In this week’s View from the Hill, Amy Bingham talks to the team about appearing in its first-ever NCAA tournament.
A testing session for horse safety reins is one example of the value of WKU’s Engineering-Manufacturing-Commercialization Center, EMCC manager Ron Rizzo says. “The EMCC was created to provide services like this to the community and to industry,” Rizzo said. “Working on creation of the standard is a significant accomplishment for us to be a part […]
Campus news: ‘Spaceship Earth’ opens at planetarium; faculty member authors 3 chapters in financial planning book
Here is a listing of news from WKU departments and programs: Planetarium: ‘Spaceship Earth’ will be presented through June 23 We live on a world that just will not sit still. Join Hardin Planetarium’s staff for Spaceship Earth, a new, multimedia full-dome presentation exploring the many ways that we humans are hurtling through our universe. […]
Campus news: 2014 SOKY Book Fest headliner selected; Century employees complete training; purchasing director honored
Here is a listing of news from WKU departments and programs: Book Fest: Charlaine Harris to headline 2014 event New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris will headline the 16th annual Southern Kentucky Book Fest scheduled for April 26, 2014. Born and raised in the Mississippi River Delta area, Harris has been writing for 30 […]
Mario Nguyen, a 2012 WKU graduate with a degree in public relations, has been awarded a fellowship from Princeton-in-Asia (PiA), a non-profit organization that provides transformative, service-oriented experience for individuals to serve the needs of Asia. Nguyen will work with the Hinrich Foundation in Manila, Philippines, coordinating the organization’s online presence and working with the […]
Celebration of Commencement Weekend at WKU continued Saturday as The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky celebrated the graduation of its Class of 2013. Sixty-nine students representing 51 counties from across the Commonwealth were recognized during the ceremony in Van Meter Hall. The ceremony honored the Gatton Academy’s sixth graduating class. […]
WKU’s 173rd Commencement began Friday night (May 10) with the graduate ceremony at Diddle Arena as nearly 400 students received doctoral, master’s and specialist degrees and graduate certificates. President Gary Ransdell thanked the graduates for the value they added to WKU during their pursuit of a degree. “May that degree be the start of a […]
Here is a listing of recent news from WKU departments and programs: Libraries: Students receive undergraduate library research awards WKU students Jordan D. Dobbs of Philpot and Tyler Sigman of Fort Knox/Elizabethtown received undergraduate research awards at a recognition ceremony in Cravens Library on May 3. WKU Libraries and WKU University Experience faculty offer the […]
For Rick DuBose, stepping into his new role as Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the WKU Alumni Association puts him in pretty good company. DuBose will move into his new position on May 15. “I am both honored and humbled to have this opportunity to lead this incredible association,” DuBose […]